I got to enjoy my first University of Illinois commencement this past Sunday, and I had a much better time than I ever expected to. My wife got a master's degree -- Bravo! -- and we did the entire celebration, from the reception at the President's House t
Our house in south Urbana is about four blocks from one section of town where the tornadoes hit 10 years ago. Unfortunately, my wife and I were away that night, over at the Round Barn in Champaign for a big reception for Lou Henson.
There were no fireworks last night at either of the Champaign County political party conventions. County Republicans had a peaceful changing of the top guard with Jason Barickman succeeding Steve Hartman as party chairman. Democrats reelected
The Democratic Party primary in Champaign County Board District 9 almost inevitably will be going to court, and a local jurist will have to determine the winner.
They counted all the absentee and grace period votes in the Democratic Party primary in Champaign County Board District 9 today and ...
Tomorrow is the second Democratic Party primary election day in Champaign County, at least if you are interested in the County Board District 9 race.
I was feeling pretty glum about this year's baseball season until the new Sports Illustrated arrived ... the one that predicts a Cardinals-White Sox World Series.
Just a note as a followup to a post of earlier this week about the Champaign schools bond issue vote and the South West Champaign MTD Vote ...
They finished out of the running statewide, but at least Bill Brady and Edwin Eisendrath can claim victories in Champaign County.
The weather forecast for Election Day is a killer for Bill Brady and Edwin Eisendrath. Both are dependant on big, helpful turnouts in central Illinois to boost their longshot candidacies.